Rediscovering John Wesley's Prayers of Examen: Denying Self

"Jedi Pastor Ken" Hagler looks at how John Wesley examined his soul to deny himself and seek God -- a practice for Lent. Read more

Mar 12, 2013 9:35 AM Jedi Pastor Ken

Sound Theology

Cartoon courtesy of Ken L. Hagler.

What Does It Matter?

"Jedi Pastor" Ken L. Hagler examines why sound theology is so important to living life with faithfulness and integrity as a Christian. Read more

Feb 20, 2013 9:18 PM Jedi Pastor Ken

How Is the Life of Prayer In the Pulpit?

What the church really needs to measure, says the Rev. Ken L. Hagler, is not the latest performance metric from the business world, but whether its leadership exhibits the fruits of the spirit that only come from a life of prayer. Read more

Dec 11, 2012 6:38 PM Jedi Pastor Ken

Four Rules of Giving

Illustration Courtesy of Ken Haigler

A Different Kind of Christmas: Expect a Miracle

The Rev. Ken Hagler makes a shocking proposal for Christmas: What if we focused not on buying and consuming stuff, but on Jesus? Read more

Dec 4, 2012 11:44 AM Jedi Pastor Ken

Family Table

Photo Courtesy of Rev. Ken Hagler

Upstarts at the Table of God

Preparing to preside at Holy Communion, the Rev. Ken Hagler is struck by an inspiration that likens the Eucharist to the joys and challenges of a family table. Read more

Aug 17, 2012 2:15 PM Jedi Pastor Ken

About this Blog

The Rev. Ken Hagler is associate pastor at Cummings United Methodist Church in North Atlanta, Ga. He is a candidate for certification in spiritual direction at United Methodist-related Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary.